Patricia Fox Jarrett

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Patricia Fox Jarrett, “Sis,” 62, of Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord and her loved ones Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Ruth Pate Fox. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom Jarrett; son, John Franklin; and brother, Joel Fox. Pat loved cooking, baking cakes and making jelly she often shared with the community. She was a very generous soul and loved her family very much.

Surviving are her siblings, Garry Fox and wife, Judy, of Green Mountain, Larry Fox and wife, Vanessa, of Newdale, Donna Burleson and husband, Randy, of Spruce Pine, and Randall Fox, of Micaville; grandchildren, Austin John Lee Franklin, Ayla Powell and Willow Powell; very special nephew, Robert Fox and wife, April; very special great-nephew, Landon Fox; and very special great-niece, Jayme Burleson, all of whom she loved as her children. Many, many more loved ones and friends also survive.

A memorial gathering was 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Private burial will be at a later date.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge for the wonderful care given to Pat and request, instead of flowers, memorial donations may be made to them at 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. Visit to send online condolences.

Mitchell News-Journal • Sept. 12, 2018

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